Tata Nano gets facelift, turns pricier at Rs. 2.36 lakh

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Jan 14, 2014 11:56 IST

A visitor inspects the new Nano Twist motor-car after the launch in Mumbai. India's struggling Tata Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, launched a new variant as the company Tata Motors looks to give the hatchback a new start. AFP PHOTO


Tata Motors on Mon– day launched a new variant of the Nano, which boasts of an electric power steering and is priced Rs. 14,000 higher than the existing top-end model, in an attempt to revive sales of the world’s cheapest car.

The new Nano Twist is priced at Rs. 2.36 lakh exshowroom Delhi. It will come equipped with an electric power-assisted steering, which company officials claim will allow “hassle-free” driving in city traffic and “easy manoeuvring” in tight driving and parking conditions.

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Besides, it will also come with additional features including a new purple colour, beige interiors, gearshift console, an instrument cluster with driver information system and a music system with Bluetooth.

All the new features will only be available on the new XT or extreme edition, which officials hope will contribute to 50% of Nano sales going ahead.

The company will continue to sell the earlier variants. The base version sells for Rs. 1.55 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi.

 

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